Alison Roxby MD, MSc, is an Associate Professor jointly appointed in the Departments of Medicine and Global Health. She received her MD degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Master’s of Science in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has worked in 5 different African countries to improve access to HIV care and prevent HIV transmission. Dr. Roxby currently holds an R01 award from NICHD titled, “Incident STIs in Kenyan Girls: a prospective cohort spanning sexual debut." Her research program studies the interaction of contraceptives and sexually transmitted infections in women. She has been heavily involved in training grants to improve representation of African colleagues in research and leadership, including co-leading a Scientific Working Group and Early stage Investigator Mentoring group with the Center for AIDS Research. She leads the Scientific Leadership Development program at the HIV Vaccine Trials Unit at the Fred Hutch Cancer Center. She also sees adult HIV patients at Madison Clinic and is the Clinic Director of the Roosevelt Virology Clinic at UWMC.
- Sexually transmitted infections in women
- HIV prevention in women
- PrEP care
education & training
1996: BA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2002: MSc. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2003: MD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Internal Medicine Residency: Stanford University Hospitals
Infectious Disease Fellowship: University of Washington
Fulbright Scholar, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2001-2002.
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2003.
Yale-Johnson and Johnson International Health Scholar, Livingstone, Zambia, 2005.
Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellow, Nairobi, Kenya 2009-2010.
National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Infectious Diseases Society of America Special Citation for Research Abstract, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 2010.
University of Washington Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) New Investigator Award 2011
Golden Eddy Award, best patient education document (“PrEP - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis”), primary care, UW Hospitals, October 2014.
Chair of Medicine Scholar Award, University of Washington Department of Medicine, May 2014.
Robert W. Anderson Endowed Chair in Medicine, 2020-2022